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Dulce Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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5826 Fayetteville Rd Ste 106, Durham, NC 27713-8684
+1 919-797-0497
07:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon 07:30 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 07:30 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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155 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful baked goods to enjoy with a glass of wine or coffee. This is the best cafe in the neighborhood.

Thank MikeInUSA
Morrisville, North Carolina
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I love their current lunch special, the chipotle chicken wrap with avocado (I always get it with the side salad rather than with chips). And their salad, especially with chicken added, is tasty and filling. Also, today I had the best iced mocha of my life (the secret: they make their own chocolate instead of using sugary syrup)!

Thank tammy1365
Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I biked here on the Tobacco trail and stopped for an early lunch. The pesto chicken panini was really nice and.was great value and the caramel mascarpone eclair was amazing. So rich! Staff are friendly, indoor and outdoor seating, clean, lovely café.

Thank AnElsie
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great place. Food is excellent whether eaten in or as take-away. Their soups and sandwiches/panini a are fresh, well filled, and simply delicious. Parking outside is easy and convenient. Not a place to be missed!

Thank Paul B
Durham, NC
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266 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I love Silver Cafe. It is a great spot for almost any occasion. I've gone by myself and ordered a drink while reading. I've gone on dinner dates with friends or my husband. We even go just to grab dessert. I probably wouldn't suggest it with kids or large groups. The space is very nice, somewhat cozy. There are couches... More 

Thank aboyer8
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117 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Dulce continues to be a gem in SW Durham. A little European cafe experience just off Fayetteville. They have the best gelato in Durham made with great pride by co-owner Chad--fresh, rotating flavors will make it a destination place. And while speaking of best--they also have the best soups with the Lentil soup the year round star. Amazing gazpacho in... More 

1 Thank Jamfam18
Durham, North Carolina
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I have been here a number of times, since I can walk from my house. Dulce serves fresh breakfasts, salads, soups, and sandwiches, as well as gelato and pastries if you are up for a treat. There is also a selection of coffee drinks and tea. My last visit I chose a simple tuna salad sandwich, and was pleased that... More 

Thank claire1844
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Comfortable, relaxing environment for talking, reading, thinking. All kinds of coffees, good food, snd gorgeous home-made desserts!!

Thank Cookiezipp
Garner, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This place is amazing! very nice atmosphere, remind me European cafes. The owner and all stuff were very friendly and provided wonderful service. We had cake, ice-cream and coffee and all was perfect! definitely will come back!

Thank 123daniela1234
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344 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Ithis place has soups, salads, sandwiches and luscious desserts. This time I had a Greek salad that was very tasty and fresh with lots and lots of feta cheese. The dressing was very good. Since I made brownies the day before so I didn't partake of the wonderful desserts but it was hard to pass them up.

Thank Nancy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5826 Fayetteville Rd Ste 106, Durham, NC 27713-8684
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-797-0497

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?